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ferris09
11-27-2015, 07:28 PM
Hiya so I'm having difficulty interpreting the histogram:

http://www.freemathhelp.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=5987&stc=1

I was wondering whether the mean or the median is a better measure of central tendency, and why?
If it helps:
Mean = 66.38
Median = 67.09


Thank you in advance!

Ishuda
11-27-2015, 09:02 PM
Hiya so I'm having difficulty interpreting the histogram:

http://www.freemathhelp.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=5987&stc=1

I was wondering whether the mean or the median is a better measure of central tendency, and why?
If it helps:
Mean = 66.38
Median = 67.09


Thank you in advance!

Looking at the histogram, it appears to me that there is little to choose between the two since there is only about a 1% difference. I could easily think of this as a sample from a normal distribution with a mean of either.